Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
0.41"
(10.41mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1992 1942, 1973
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1916
Ties: 1913, 1983, 2014
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
0.54"
(13.72mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1990 1942
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1907
Ties: 1899
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
0.88"
(22.35mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1991 1940
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1923
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1993 2000
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1999
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1994 2021
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Ties: 1938
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
6.45"
(163.83mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1991 1898
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
9.55"
(242.57mm)
9.03"
(229.36mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1993 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
12.44"
(315.98mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
14.74"
(374.40mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
16.11"
(409.19mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
15.72"
(399.29mm)
16.85"
(427.99mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
17.31"
(439.67mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Ties: 1975
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
34.61"
(879.09mm)
34.59"
(878.59mm)
0.02"
(0.50mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1991 1935
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
54.55"
(1,385.57mm)
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1993 1937
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
74.70"
(1,897.38mm)
69.02"
(1,753.11mm)
5.68"
(144.27mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1994 1937
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
97.93"
(2,487.42mm)
86.28"
(2,191.51mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1938
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/